Nouns denoting natural phenomena

breaking point
the degree of tension or stress at which something breaks
boundary layer
the layer of slower flow of a fluid past a surface
mechanical phenomenon
a physical phenomenon associated with the equilibrium or motion of objects
systolic pressure
the blood pressure (as measured by a sphygmomanometer) during the contraction of the left ventricle of the heart
the formation of crystals
the strength of an electrical current measured in amperes
electricity produced by heat (as in a thermocouple)
angular acceleration
(physics) the rate of change of the angular velocity of a rotating body
after death the soul begins a new cycle of existence in another human body
a side bond that links two adjacent chains of atoms in a complex molecule
ice fog
a dense winter fog containing ice particles
the difference in electrical charge between two points in a circuit expressed in volts
alternation of sexual and asexual generations
atmospheric electricity
electrical discharges in the atmosphere
strong gale
wind moving 47-54 knots; 9 on the Beaufort scale
a steady even light without flames
a group of nearly parallel lines of electromagnetic radiation
particle beam
a collimated flow of particles (atoms or electrons or molecules)
magnetic line of force
a line of force in a magnetic field
a material's capacity to conduct electricity; measured as the reciprocal of electrical resistance
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